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April 2006Vol. 7, No. 3Mental Health Information for Judges

The Office of Child Development and Mental Health (OCDMH) is an independent, nonprofit affiliate of the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges. It was established to provide consultation, technical assistance, and training to juvenile and family court judicial officers and other professionals working with high-risk children and their families.

OCDMH covers such topics as childhood development, neuropsychiatry, and mental health. Services include research reviews, consultation, reviews of psychological testing and psychiatric evaluations, lectures, training, and technical assistance to programs and professionals. Information and services can be accessed through their website: